Class offers beginner tips for photographing butterflies

Photographing Butterflies: A Stress Free Method for using Manual Exposure Settings (DSLR Cameras)” will be taught by Lisa Langell during a workshop planned Feb. 28 at Butterfly Wonderland.

Photo by Steve Yap.

Photo by Steve Yap.

The class will be held 8 a.m.-noon and is designed for beginners using a DSLR or compact point-and-shoot camera.

Butterfly Wonderland is located at 9500 E. Via de Ventura in Scottsdale.

There will be practice activities to build fluency during and after the workshops.  By workshop end, guests should be able to have full creative control of images using manual settings.

Lisa Langell is an award-winning wildlife photographer with an international following.  She is known for her signature wildlife images that                          artfully capture breathtaking, split-second moments.

An avid birdwatcher at the impressionable age of eight, Lisa found that her love of birds expanded into a  genuine passion for the photography of all wildlife and the natural world.

Lisa’s artwork has earned recognition and awards from the National Wildlife Federation, North American Nature Photographer’s Association, Professional Photographer’s Association, Arizona Highways, and more.

Cost is $35 for members; $45 for non-members (includes admission), plus 7.95% tax.

Guests are to bring a digital single-lens reflex camera, a charged battery, memory card, a user manual and 1-2 lenses of varying focal lengths or a small to medium zoom lens.

Proceeds benefit the Butterfly Wonderland Foundation.

Pre-registration is required. To register, contact Adriane Grimaldi at 480-800-3000, Ext. 207 or contact Butterfly Treasures Gift Shop.

For more information about the workshop, visit the website at

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